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into a single little parcel. so this section what it's achieving once you have cut a deal for affordable housing and you are part of the original campus site, you can move stuff around as along as you are not creating a problem your neighbors with regards to kind of your ceqa. if you are going to purchase a different additional property, you are going to need to come back to us and talk to us about your affordable housing and infrastructure before we'll kind of throw into the pool with your other sites. thank you. >> i have a question on the local hiring and workforce development programs. i am looking over the proposed mou and i see lots of language on local hiring, and prevailing wage and focused on the labor aspect of it, which is great.
i think i see mission hiring hall present; that is fantastic. i don't want us to overlook the small minority and women businesses and i see a good-faith effort, but i'm always a little nervous when i hear "good-faith efforts." if something could explain that to me. >> i will have someone from the uc staff address that question for you. >> so daman lu is here to address your construction workforce program and then i can address some of the other programs that we have in place. >> great. >> hello commissioners i'm daman lu and it's my role to manage these programs at ucsf,
including community workforce. ucsf as a state entity we are prohibited from mandating quotas and goals around local hire, but what we have done is voluntarily stepped in line with the city's program. actually partnered with mission hiring hall for the last three years in which they provide outreach and referral services to us. since we entered into the program in january of 2011, since that time on the mission bay hospital, when we implemented the program, our goal was 20% of the construction and we feel that construction hours is a better barometer versus headcount. since that time we achieved 21% of work hours performed by san francisco residents since 2011.
16% of the headcount on the hospital has been san francisco residents as well. across the street, another project that we started in 2013 is the mission hall global health and clinical sciences building. so since that project started in 2013 our target goal was 30% of the construction hours. since march of 2013, we're tracking at about 22%. so we do have some work to make up to try to reach our targeted goal of 30% by fall, equating to roughly 41,000 hours of construction by san francisco residents. moving forward looking at blocks 33 and 34, phase 1 will begin approximately 2017 and our voluntary goals increase 5% each year to maximum of 50. so by 2017 we'll shoot for 50% of construction hours performed by san francisco residents on those projects. >> thank you.
good. >> daman is also responsible for the program that we call "excel." which is a program that provides internships for residents of low-income neighborhoods. and that translate into permanent jobs and permanent employee. so it's a training program for people who are at-risk. and that excel program has been very successful in helping neighborhood residents get permanent jobs at ucsf. now with respect to the language in the mou that talks about coordination of hiring programs,, as well as making good-faith efforts to ensure minority and women-owned businesses have opportunities to compete for contracts with the regents. so in our
advertising of contracting opportunities, particularly in the construction area, we ask bidders, if you will, to submit information about both the number of women, as well as minorities in their companies. and so that information is reported to as parts of their bid proposals and submittals. and those are taken into account. i do want to note also that the university has a diversity and outreach office that is headed by vice chancellor for diversity and out reach and that vice chancellor is responsible for not only ensuring that the university has a diverse workforce both in faculty and at staff-levels, but also doing outreach of types through our university partnership programs and other programs that work with the
community at-large. so the university has, also, i think, as part of its responsibilities for reserve grants research grants with the federal government is responsible for reporting some of its hiring practices as well in compliance with federal law. does that help you? >> well, i get the part that is missing. i know we're in a proposition 209 state, but nonetheless, if you have a small business program, focusing on the actual solicitation of businesses, i understand your point that you are looking for businesses that have diverse workforces and i think that is very laudable, but i am also interested do you have a policy that sort of mirrors or is similar to either the city's local business program? i understand that it wouldn't have a geographic limitation, but our small business program?
>> let me see if daman or his colleagues in the community relations office can speak to that? so at this point, i don't have an answer to your question as to whether we have a formal outreach program for businesses. >> even regional businesses, businesses that are inclusive of minority and women-owned businesses. they can't be exclusive. >> right. so rather than give you a wrong answer, i would like to confer with my colleagues and then provide the information to your staff. >> okay. >> great. we'll definitely make sure to follow-up with staff maybe at our next meeting. okay. thank you. other questions? if there are no further questions, i would like to entertain a motion on this item.
>> madame chair, i moved that. >> thank you. >> i received one more speaker card during the presentation. >> for public comment? >> for public comment. >> we'll have to take it for public comment or non-agenda items. >> it's for 5a. >> we already closed public comment. >> it's your discretion. >> for item 5a. okay. let's do this, we have a motion. we have a second. and let's hear -- commissioner? >> yes, i don't know if you were here, but in 1997 when uc was looking for someplace, and others called the mayor's office and they are looking for
a place of some acres. i was called into the mayor's office and he told me you can get someplace? i said i don't know, you know? he said, why don't you ask them? he said at that time, uc is the second largest employer of the city. and we don't want to let them go. they were offered a place in brisbane and alameda. and we actually negotiated this and we got 30 acres from catellus and 13 acres from caltrans. they asked us at that time -- i think it's fantastic that they stayed in san francisco.
so i think we should be happy. >> oh,yes. i am a happy person. yes, we have a motion and second. thank you, commissioner singh. we'll take the one public speaker. let's take the one public comment item and i want to hear it before we take our formal vote and then we'll take the vote. >> chester williams. >> very quickly. i had two issues. one that had to look at the fact that from what i heard and what is in the major proposal and that kind of pulls back to mara's question on retail and small business. another concern that i think uc should pull up and i say this
because once again, my sophomore year in college i worked at uc in the langley-porter institute that had to do with aging -- it's coming back. >> and health, i thought. >> yes, i remember. what i found is that the project that we did was at that point in the fillmore and the reality was that we were looking at certain things that were causing a negative view on minorities -- at that time it was majority black -- so my reality as i looked in the bayview and look at other communities, if there was a way in which some of this property could go towards what i call "support services." that would deal with the needs of the community and if they need help, now you have got ucsf right there, with the
facilities and the professionalism to be able to help them directly. because one of the things that i am pushing in the community now is trying to develop people to understand that a majority of our low-income people need mental health. they do need help and the reality is some of the things between the drugs and all of that that is moving it's not touching them and there is nowhere to go. there aren't agencies out there that are making that work. ucsf is one of the top. they have the professionals and i have seen them and walked them work. he think it's something that we could move directly and if they could find somewhere, maybe not in this pocket of land, but somewhere to add support services like mental health and other issues that communities need. we really, really need it. the other part was on the hiring. if in that hiring section that with the mission bay and the
mission hiring center, excel is excellent. what i am concerned about and maybe they could answer and maybe they can't, because you guys are ready to vote. i don't see young people getting advancement. i only see them doing low-menial jobs and i don't see a place they can be educated to get in higher jobs. i am hoping that that could be added in somehow, to somehow make a career, rather than just be passing out signs and stuff like a lot of them do. i want them to really learn something. thank you. >> thank you. okay we have a motion and second. and madame secretary, please call the vote. >> commissioner members please announce your vote, ellington? >> aye. >> >> mondejar. >> aye. >> (roll call vote? madame chair the vote is 5 ayes. >> ly check back with the
answer to commissioner rosales's question at our next meeting. please call the next item. >> the next order of business is public comment on non-agenda items. >> do we have any speaker cards. >> oscar james. >> oscar james again. i won't take up too much of your time. unfortunately, i have missed several meetings. i have been taking care of my mother. she had a stroke and i have been taking care of her and a lot of times i have to do the feeding tube with her at 12:00 and i have my other brother who is sitting in today. anyway, some of the information that was done on the last commission meetings, i would like to try to get some of that information, if possible? tiffany? >> yes, sir. >> okay, thank you.
and you guys are doing a good job. but i still can't hear you on the radio. >> that is true. thank you. because i like listening to the chair. >> itunes radio it's available. >> oh, really? itunes radio. thank you. >> next speaker card. >> ace washington. >> i think he left the room. no other speaker cards. >> okay. thank you very much. please call the next item. >> the next order of business is item 7 report of the chair. madame chair. >> thank you so much. i do not have a report. next item. >> the next order of business is item 9, commissioners questions and matters. >> thank you very much, questions and matters? >> i have a comment? >> sorry i was outside getting a card. >> hold on one second. one second, we'll be right back
with you. no questions or matters. don't look at me funny, counselor, mr. washington, don't leave. let's go back to public comment for a second. mr. washington. >> i'm sorry, i wish i had some little aces around the campus. this is public comment. listen, i came up here to speak when i saw your forwarded calendar to talk about your budget plans and i had some questions that i wanted to ask, particularly with the budget situation. $50,000 was on an item for -- the commissioners asked that you should be getting monies and i agree with him.
[ inaudible ] somebody is getting $50,000 between y'all and the oversight board, which is the oversight board has the worse record in city hall's history. cancelation, cancelation, where is that money going to? y'all not receiving it and i rarely see you even have lunch. so $50,000, man. that is a lot of money and then the other thing there was some other thing -- $45,000 for whatever it didn't mention, so the $50,000 and $45,000 is $95,000 goes where? in comparison, i am a community person that wanted do some videos and couldn't get a dime, not one dime. but also understand tiffany could sign for something that
is under $50,000 without you even knowing about it. is that correct? >> that is correct. >> so i will be at you tiffany to ask you for things to do for our community. the other thing, i am looking at, you are going to be talking about the third amendment about the ground lease with the fillmore and then you are going to be talking about some other things here. amendment to the loan. ladies and gentlemen, i'm going to ask respectfully that you hold a workshop before may 20th when you put this on. y'all need to have a workshop at yoshis for our community to find out what is going on. from what i am reading you have accepted some other partnerships and other llcs in our community. well, before you do that, you better bring it to the community, because with my want to know abc all the way to z, who the new partnerships are some because the corruption in the past of
other people, we have the right, like marvin gaye said, i want to know what's going on? i have a right. if nobody else comes up here, i have a right to know who you are going sign an agreement with to take over yoshis? so i'm asking you respectfully as an individual who has been up here for 25 years, before you bring this on the 20th, you need a workshop. bring it to the community and it won't take, but an hour or two. thank you very much. >> thank you. okay. so we're a little bit out of order. let's skip to our next item after commissioners' questions and matters. >> the next order of business is closed session and there is no closed session and the next order of business is item 11, adjournment. madame chair. >> thank you very much, we're adjourned. [ gavel ] [ gavel ] 2:52.
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